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Ethnographic Costume & Textiles

Items in the Ethnographic Costume & Textiles Collection

Vietnam Woman's Ensemble
Pink tunic embroidered with silver flowers and white pants.

Turkish Woman's Ensemble
Lady's antique long coat of rose silk taffeta with overall gold metallic thread hand -embroidery of floral sprays, leaves and sunbursts. Flower heads have hand-sewn sequinned centers. Mandarin collar, set in sleeves 36 long slender lined sleeves with…

Tibetan Woman's Ensemble
Red cotton machine woven shirt a) and long green sleeveless wrap overcoat b) from Tibet. Green overcoat has light blue lining. Several loose threads on overcoat (hem unfinished) c) brown cotton vest/tunic, open down center front, constructed from a…

South Korean Woman's Ensemble
Chogori and ch'ima in dark red silk satin jacquard with multicolored, mostly gold, carnation pattern.

Sari
Orange/black shot silk with purple silk cotton sari and bodice with weft woven purple stripes and flowers. a)Sari - about 6 yards, fringe at one end and turned and finished at the other b)Bodice - lined with cotton, with hook and eye closure at…

Polish Woman's Ensemble
Multicolored Polish costume ensemble with embellishment and embroidery. Ensemble includes stockings and boots. a) bodice/skirt: Multicolored skirt/bodice. Bodice part is black velveteen with embroidered flowers on chest. Striped skirt (colors are…

Moroccan Caftan
A turquoise silk caftan with gold embroidery.

Moravian Man's Ensemble
Moravian men's costume consisting of a vest, shirt, breeches, belt and hat. a) Green wool felt; multicolored embroidery (yellow, pale green, pink, red, blue, orange, light blue, and lavender) at all openings and pocket welts; pale green X cross…

Loimi Akha Woman's Ensemble
Jacket has brightly colored applique and reverse applique in red/green/yellow/orange. Seed bead ornamentation. Pleated skirts have drawstring waists.Apron is adorned with applique in various colors, beads, shells, metal plates, and fringe consisting…

Lambardi Indian Woman's Ensemble
Lambardi costume, red-orange, yellow, navy and green rayon and cotton. Embroidery, 5 metal bracelets, string of bells, yellow green beaded necklace, and 10 plastic bracelets a) choli b) skirt c) scarf d) anklet (bell inside) e) anklet (bell inside)…

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